Scottish contralto Stephanie Maitland studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. She was part of the Young Artist Programme at the Wiener Staatsoper from 2020-2022. During the 2021/22 season, she debuted a series of roles including Annina (La traviata), Annina (Der Rosenkavalier), Schenkenwirtin (Boris Godunov) and Floßhilde and Roßweiße (Der Ring). She was also the Alto soloist in a premiere production of Brahms’ Liebeslieder und Neues Liebeslieder Walzer with the Wiener Staatsballett.
Praised for her "low centered, powerful and smooth voice", Stephanie will be part of the Volksoper Ensemble in Vienna and will perform roles such as Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Frau Reich (Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor), Martha (Iolanthe), Mary (Der fliegende Holländer) and Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte).
She has worked with conductors such as Philippe Jordan, Franz Welser-Möst, Omer Meir Wellber and Axel Kober.
Other projects include Beethoven's Symphony No.9 with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at the Usher Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Liederabend with Helmut Deutsch in Austria.
Stephanie was also a semi-finalist in By Voice Alone and won a Singer’s Preparation Award from Audition Oracle.